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Dean W. Strong

November 5, 1922 ~ March 1, 2018 (age 95)

Dean W. Strong was born November 5, 1922 on Greeley Avenue in Sayville, L.I. As a young man he worked with his family at Nelson Strong and Sons Lumber Yard. He enlisted in the CCC after graduating from Sayville High School. He was drafted at age 20 and deployed to France and Germany where he set artillery at the bridge at Ramagen. Returning home he attended NYU and received a BS in Business and Finance. He married Sarah Louise Miller in 1951. He worked at Swezey’s, Fuller Brush and John Hancock, from which he retired after 28years. Myrtle Beach, Golf and listening to classical music were his passions. Dean is survived  by Sarah his wife of 66 years; his three sons; Craig, Keith and Dean H; and his grandchildren Amanda, Brandon and Rebecca. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Raynor & D’Andrea Funeral Home; 683 Montauk Highway Bayport, NY 11705  visitation will be on Wednesday March 7th from 6-9:00 p.m. and a chapel service at 7:30 p.m. Private cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers donations to Parkinson’s Disease Foundation 1359 Broadway, Suite 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509, New York, NY 10018 in Dean’s memory would be greatly appreciated.

Donations may be made to:

Parkinson's Disease Foundation
1359 Broadway, Suite 1509, New York NY 10018

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